Period
to 19 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 396 255 329
Rank change year-on-year -141 +74 -56
Contract jobs citing HP 179 115 259
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.83% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 2.06% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 79 164
10th Percentile £221 £190 £163
25th Percentile £293 £313 £291
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £418
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +15.17%
75th Percentile £550 £492 £500
90th Percentile £650 £538 £538
England median daily rate £405 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.38% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 14
10th Percentile £19.09 £21.53 £14.60
25th Percentile £19.68 £23.81 "
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.75 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -24.32% +68.18% +6.45%
75th Percentile £23.00 £31.81 £20.00
90th Percentile " £34.18 £20.70
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £15.04
% change year-on-year -4.10% +29.68% +0.25%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13,500 5,588 14,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.79% 40.16% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,237 3,833 9,943
10th Percentile £338 £300 £271
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £615 £588
90th Percentile £738 £713 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 36 235
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.73 £12.44
25th Percentile £15.62 £15.00 £15.60
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £43.00 £37.44 £27.63
90th Percentile £57.50 £49.57 £49.65
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.29 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.37% +6.80% +9.73%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP in London.

Daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP in London.

Hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -47 26 £435 +32.32% 16
East London -8 2 £230 -42.50% 2
South London - 2 £313 - 1
West London -16 1 £175 -51.72% 4
HP
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 89 (49.72%) VMware
2 84 (46.93%) Windows
3 61 (34.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (31.28%) Active Directory
5 55 (30.73%) Azure
6 50 (27.93%) Social Skills
7 46 (25.70%) Microsoft
8 43 (24.02%) Dell
9 42 (23.46%) SAN
10 41 (22.91%) Linux
11 39 (21.79%) Finance
12 36 (20.11%) DevOps
12 36 (20.11%) Windows Server
13 34 (18.99%) AWS
13 34 (18.99%) Cisco
14 33 (18.44%) Python
15 32 (17.88%) Firewall
16 30 (16.76%) JIRA
16 30 (16.76%) Microsoft 365
17 28 (15.64%) ITIL
17 28 (15.64%) Citrix
18 27 (15.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 26 (14.53%) Windows 10
19 26 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 25 (13.97%) PowerShell
20 25 (13.97%) DNS
20 25 (13.97%) Java
21 24 (13.41%) Red Hat
21 24 (13.41%) Test Automation
21 24 (13.41%) Ansible

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.70%) Confluence
3 5 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 55 (30.73%) Azure
2 34 (18.99%) AWS
3 30 (16.76%) Microsoft 365
4 16 (8.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (6.15%) IaaS
6 8 (4.47%) GCP
7 7 (3.91%) Mimecast
7 7 (3.91%) PaaS
8 5 (2.79%) SaaS
8 5 (2.79%) Serverless
9 3 (1.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (1.68%) Azure Storage
9 3 (1.68%) GitHub
9 3 (1.68%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.12%) Cohesity
10 2 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.46%) SAN
2 32 (17.88%) Firewall
3 25 (13.97%) DNS
4 22 (12.29%) DHCP
5 19 (10.61%) TCP/IP
6 14 (7.82%) VPN
7 10 (5.59%) NAS
8 9 (5.03%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (4.47%) LAN
10 7 (3.91%) WAN
11 6 (3.35%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.35%) Kerberos
12 5 (2.79%) Internet
12 5 (2.79%) IPsec
13 4 (2.23%) NetScaler
13 4 (2.23%) Network Security
13 4 (2.23%) Software-Defined Networking
13 4 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.47%) MySQL
3 5 (2.79%) Big Data
3 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.12%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (16.76%) JIRA
2 18 (10.06%) Selenium
3 9 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.03%) JMeter
4 8 (4.47%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.47%) LoadRunner
5 7 (3.91%) Postman
6 6 (3.35%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.79%) Appium
7 5 (2.79%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.79%) Rational Performance Tester
7 5 (2.79%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.68%) TestLink
9 2 (1.12%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.12%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.56%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 50 (27.93%) Social Skills
2 39 (21.79%) Finance
3 15 (8.38%) Banking
4 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.91%) Law
6 5 (2.79%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.23%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (1.68%) Local Government
8 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.12%) Marketing
9 2 (1.12%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.12%) Retail
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (13.41%) Support Engineer
2 21 (11.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (10.06%) Administrator
4 17 (9.50%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (8.38%) Analyst
6 13 (7.26%) Tester
7 11 (6.15%) Architect
7 11 (6.15%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (5.59%) Automation Tester
8 10 (5.59%) Consultant
8 10 (5.59%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (5.59%) Network Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) Desktop Support
10 7 (3.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) IT Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) Storage Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) SAN Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.70%) Gherkin
2 11 (6.15%) Middleware
3 6 (3.35%) RESTful
3 6 (3.35%) Web Services
4 5 (2.79%) SAML
4 5 (2.79%) SOAP
5 4 (2.23%) .NET
6 3 (1.68%) Kafka
6 3 (1.68%) React
6 3 (1.68%) XML
7 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.12%) DOM
7 2 (1.12%) JSON
7 2 (1.12%) Redux
7 2 (1.12%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.56%) Ajax
8 1 (0.56%) CSS
8 1 (0.56%) HTML
8 1 (0.56%) JSP
8 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.17%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.59%) Replication
3 9 (5.03%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (5.03%) PKI
4 6 (3.35%) Clustering
4 6 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.23%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.68%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.68%) IBM Storwize
6 3 (1.68%) NHS
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.12%) iPhone
7 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) FMCG
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (46.93%) Windows
2 41 (22.91%) Linux
3 36 (20.11%) Windows Server
4 26 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (14.53%) Windows 10
5 18 (10.06%) Unix
6 16 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (7.26%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.59%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (4.47%) AIX
10 8 (4.47%) HPUX
10 8 (4.47%) Solaris
11 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.79%) CentOS
13 4 (2.23%) Android
13 4 (2.23%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.68%) VMS
15 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.11%) DevOps
2 28 (15.64%) ITIL
3 27 (15.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 24 (13.41%) Test Automation
5 21 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (8.38%) Test Management
7 14 (7.82%) Data Protection
7 14 (7.82%) Migration
8 13 (7.26%) BDD
9 12 (6.70%) Scrum
10 11 (6.15%) Change Management
10 11 (6.15%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (6.15%) Defect Management
10 11 (6.15%) Project Delivery
11 10 (5.59%) SDLC
12 9 (5.03%) Performance Testing
12 9 (5.03%) Software Testing
13 8 (4.47%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.44%) Python
2 25 (13.97%) Java
2 25 (13.97%) PowerShell
3 19 (10.61%) Perl
4 18 (10.06%) C#
5 17 (9.50%) Bash Shell
6 16 (8.94%) PHP
7 15 (8.38%) Ruby
8 13 (7.26%) C
8 13 (7.26%) SQL
9 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.23%) VBScript
11 3 (1.68%) C++
11 3 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.12%) VB
13 1 (0.56%) R
13 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.59%) MCSE
4 8 (4.47%) CCNA
4 8 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.47%) Degree
4 8 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.91%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.23%) MCITP
6 4 (2.23%) MCSA
7 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) ISEB
8 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.12%) MCP
8 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.56%) CCA
9 1 (0.56%) CCNP
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.56%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) QA
2 6 (3.35%) Accessibility
2 6 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (2.79%) SLA
4 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.12%) NIST
6 1 (0.56%) FISMA
6 1 (0.56%) GxP
6 1 (0.56%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (34.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (31.28%) Active Directory
3 17 (9.50%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (5.03%) vSphere
5 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.47%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.35%) NFS
6 6 (3.35%) XenApp
7 5 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.23%) Docker
8 4 (2.23%) Firmware
9 3 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.12%) KVM
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.12%) pfSense
10 2 (1.12%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.56%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 24 (13.41%) Ansible
2 22 (12.29%) SCCM
3 18 (10.06%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (10.06%) Terraform
4 15 (8.38%) HP ALM
5 12 (6.70%) WSUS
6 9 (5.03%) vCenter Server
7 8 (4.47%) PowerCLI
8 7 (3.91%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 7 (3.91%) Puppet
8 7 (3.91%) vRealize
8 7 (3.91%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 4 (2.23%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (2.23%) HP Fortify
9 4 (2.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.23%) TrustSec
10 3 (1.68%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.68%) Grafana
10 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 89 (49.72%) VMware
2 46 (25.70%) Microsoft
3 43 (24.02%) Dell
4 34 (18.99%) Cisco
5 28 (15.64%) Citrix
6 24 (13.41%) Red Hat
7 19 (10.61%) Oracle
8 18 (10.06%) 3PAR
9 16 (8.94%) NetApp
10 15 (8.38%) IBM
11 14 (7.82%) EMC
12 13 (7.26%) Juniper
13 11 (6.15%) CheckPoint
14 9 (5.03%) Apple
14 9 (5.03%) Brocade
15 8 (4.47%) Nimble Storage
15 8 (4.47%) QNAP
15 8 (4.47%) ServiceNow
15 8 (4.47%) Veeam
16 7 (3.91%) CommVault